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Planting in October - Gardenate

Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broccoli Sow seed
Brussels sprouts Sow seed
Cabbage Sow seed
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Sow seed
Celery Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Sow seed
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak, napa cabbage) Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley) Sow seed
Radish Sow seed
Rosemary Sow seed
Sage (also Common Sage) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Strawberry Plants Plant out (transplant) seedlings
Thyme (also Common thyme) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

Planning for November

Asparagus Plant crowns
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) Sow seed
Beetroot (also Beets) Sow seed
Broccoli Sow seed
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) Sow seed
Carrot Sow seed
Cauliflower Sow seed
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) Sow seed
Chives (also Garden chives) Sow seed
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Sow seed
Kale (also Borecole) Sow seed
Kohlrabi Sow seed
Lettuce Sow seed
Mustard greens (also gai choy) Sow seed
NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens) Sow seed
Onion Sow seed
Pak Choy (also Pak choi) Sow seed
Peas Sow seed
Potato Plant seed potatoes
Radish Sow seed
Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow seed
Salsify (also Vegetable oyster) Sow seed
Shallots (also Eschalots) Sow seed
Spinach (also English spinach) Sow seed
Turnip Sow seed

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Recent Comments

  • 23 Jan - Michael
    Hi All, Just wondering, i have had silverbeet growing in a raised garden bed for about 5 months, but it doesn't seem to grow taller than 5 inches and a few small leaves at a time. Hardly enough t...
    in Silverbeet
  • 23 Jan - Sal
    Thanks for that, I assumed that if a pumpkin formed it must have been pollinated.
    in Pumpkin
  • 23 Jan - Mike
    Organic or inorganic spray that is.
    in Pumpkin
  • 22 Jan - Mike
    Or break off a male flower and peel back the flower part, then rub the female flower with the male part. Make sure the male has pollen on it by testing with your finger. Even do this with 2-3 male...
    in Pumpkin
  • 22 Jan - Liz
    They are going yellow and dying because they have not been pollinated. Try using a soft small paint brush, or something similar, to transfer some pollen from a 'male' flower (one without a tiny pu...
    in Pumpkin
  • 22 Jan - Sal
    I have 3 healthy pumpkins growing on the vine but the new baby ones are going yellow and dying. What causes this?
    in Pumpkin
  • 22 Jan - Mike Logan
    Go to the choko page and find out.
    in Choko/Chayote

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